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Entries from November 2010

Governor Beshear’s Weekly Video Address

November 24th, 2010 · Comments Off

This week Governor Steve Beshear spends 1:59 discussing Holiday Mail for Heroes:

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Tags: State Government · Steve Beshear · Video

Weekly Transportation Lady Video Update

November 24th, 2010 · Comments Off

This week the Transportation Lady discusses safety during roadside emergencies:

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Tags: State Government · Travel · Video

Let Me Be Biased For A Few Minutes Today

November 24th, 2010 · 5 Comments

Check this bit from Phillip Bailey’s latest in LEO: NuLu is a movement that embodies the message of sustainable living, and the district’s crown jewel is the Green Building. Originally built in 1891, the building was renovated by local filmmaker and businessman Gill Holland, along with his wife, Augusta. The couple transformed the structure, making [...]

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Tags: Business · Downtown · East Downtown Bus. Assoc. · Green · Possibility City

Louisville’s Coming Unglued Over Sheldon Berman

November 24th, 2010 · 29 Comments

Will any of these super-wealthy and prominent folks show up to support Dare to Care this evening? Or are we just holding our breath? It’s the 41st anniversary of the death of Bobby Ellis, a nine-year-old boy who died of hunger. [The 'Ville Voice] Metro United Way will wrap up its 2010 fundraising season with [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Charity · Education · Greg Fischer · Health Care · Highlands · JCPS · Jerry Abramson · Landmark · LG&E

Support Dare To Care By Giving Back Tomorrow

November 23rd, 2010 · 2 Comments

Tomorrow marks the 41st anniversary of the death of Bobby Ellis. Ellis, a nine-year-old boy at the time, died on the eve of Thanksgiving 1969 from hunger. It was his death that sparked the Dare to Care movement we all support today. In honor of Bobby, Dare to Care and Interfaith Paths to Peace will [...]

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Tags: Charity · Youth

State Senate President On Berman’s JCPS Ouster

November 23rd, 2010 · 18 Comments

Rather than say something substantive and to encourage Jefferson County Public Schools, here’s what Republican State Senate President David Williams had to say: “This is an opportunity for the school system to put bad ideas in the past and move forward with new leadership whose primary concern is improving the quality of the education that [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Education · JCPS · Republican Party

Some Fancy New Sharing Features For You

November 23rd, 2010 · 1 Comment

Last week we unveiled new sharing features at Page One and we’re doing the same here. Beginning today you’ll see these fancy new sharing features at the bottom of each post for Twitter and Facebook, just like this: Standard Facebook junk happens if you click that one. If you choose to share on Twitter, we’ve [...]

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Tags: Hype · Internet

Sheldon Berman Is All Anyone Can Talk About

November 23rd, 2010 · 2 Comments

Suez Water tried to sue the movie FLOW and lost in court. The truth wins again. [F&WW] In case you needed a reason to avoid downtown on February 11? Kid Rock. [FOX 41] Now that Sheldon Berman is out as superintending of Jefferson County Public Schools, it’s time to think about the future. Who will [...]

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Tags: Arena · Education · JCPS · Legal · Media · Mitch McConnell · Oops · WLKY

Sheldon Berman Is Out As JCPS Superintendent

November 22nd, 2010 · 33 Comments

Just so you’ll have something to cheer/jeer tonight: Sheldon Berman is out as superintendent of Jefferson County Public Schools. He’ll serve out the remainder of his contract – ending in June 2011. We all believe this is terrific news for JCPS. Thoughts?

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Tags: Education · JCPS

Time For A Trip Down Berman’s Memory Lane

November 22nd, 2010 · 2 Comments

Since Sheldon Berman may or may not lose his job as superintendent of Jefferson County Public Schools today, let’s take a trip down the Shelly B Wormhole. From The ‘Ville Voice Berman’s Conflicts Need to be Addressed [April 23, 2009] Berman Brings Home a Bad Report Card [June 16, 2009] Berman’s Case is a Long [...]

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Tags: Bad Behavior · Education · JCPS · Scandal